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peer support services

supporting recovery

The path to recovery can be long and winding. It often helps to have someone who has traveled the same road to point out the bumps, twists, and pitfalls along the way. Peer specialists provide this services for people recovering from mental illness or addiction.

A peer support specialist bring the empathy, compassion, and understanding that come from experience. And studies show that peer services support recovery and resiliency, making them an integral part of treatment.

At RACSB, we use peer specialists in many programs, including emergency services, crisis stabilization, psychosocial rehabilitation, and substance use disorder services. 

Drop-In Support Groups:

Help is here when you need it most, with our peer-run support groups for individuals with substance use disorders. Come for all of the groups or show up when you need extra support.
Groups are being held virtually for the time being.

Remodeled Recovery

Mondays 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Meeting ID: 953 6245 1383

Password: 501618

Serenity Sisters

Tuesdays 12:30-1:30

Meeting ID: 949 8474 4733

Password: 403644

This meeting is for women only. 

Hunger for Hope

Fridays 3:30-4:30

Meeting ID: 993 5972 2307

Password: 846375

Rock'N Recovery

Thursdays 3-4 p.m.

Meeting ID: 871 3791 6918

Password: 972836

This meeting is for men only.

This is a closed group for women who receive support from the Assertive Community Treatment team. It is a platform to connect you with others who are in recovery, and provides a safe space to ask questions, to speak freely, and to receive positive feedback from one another.

This group will meet Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m.

Join Zoom meeting

Meeting ID: 817 7959 4015

Passcode: 606351

Growing Recovery Support Groups

Growing Recovery offers the groups described below.  Groups are operating virtually at this time.


Hope & Healing

Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A support group for individuals who have experienced trauma.  Come share and receive support around the challenges of coping with  trauma. We do not go into specifics of the trauma(s);  instead we focus on coping with its effects.

Meeting ID: 853 0772 8854  Passcode: 901778

Chat & Chill

Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m.

A low-key group setting to get together, chat about weekly engagements, or simply be around others. Feel free to also work on a small project such as coloring or knitting.  

Meeting ID: 895 2627 8448  Passcode: 105602

Women's Self-Empowerment

Wednesdays, Noon to 2 p.m. Would you like to know more about how to take control of your own life, set goals, make positive choice and believe in yourself? Join in the learning and questioning as we explore the many aspects of self-empowerment and discover helpful strategies and free resources.

Meeting ID: 811 0663 1464  Passcode: 491711

Peer Connections

Thursdays, 1-3 p.m. A safe, confidential environment for those of us with mental health and/or substance use challenges to share and listen to one another.

Meeting ID: 890 2429 1432  Passcode: 586180

Saturday Support & Share

Saturdays, Noon to 2 p.m. A general support group for those of us with mental health and/or substance use challenges.

Meeting ID: 894 2877 2050  Passcode: 422044

If you are interested in participating,  we will need some information from you in case you appear in crisis during a group.  You can choose to pre-register to save some time during your first group which is when the information otherwise be collected.

When our groups met in person, we were able to provide direct support to someone in crisis.  Now that we meet online, we’ve had to find a new way to promote safety in the event of a crisis. “Please help us to help you” by  answering the items below.  After hitting reply, tap or click in each box to type your response.

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

We may never need this information, however, it’s better to be prepared

Growing Recovery Pre-registration
A group of peer support specialists pose for a picture

Our peer services team

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